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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Another Satisfied Customer!
By Dr. Laura on August 15, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Not only did Dr. Laura's advice help Judy solve the friend problem she originally called in about, it led to a realization about her relationship...

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Call of the Day Podcast: What Do You Regret?
By Dr. Laura on August 15, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Dr. Laura asks listeners to call in and talk about a time they chickened out and why they wish they hadn't.   Dr. Laura: "What have you missed...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want to Be a Man
By Dr. Laura on August 14, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: 22-year-old Tirin was a teen father who ran away from his responsibility, but now he's taking on the task of protecting and raising three...

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YouTube: Coping With Your Physical Limitations | Certified Trainer Ben Koski
By Dr. Laura on August 13, 2021

When a knee injury destroyed Ben Koski's hard-fought pro-volleyball career, he rebuilt his health and his life. I talk to a man of conviction, courage and character about changing your...

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Parenting

Email of the Day: I Always Knew My Parents Loved Me
By Dr. Laura on August 13, 2021

My 28-year-old daughter called yesterday to share a conversation she had had with her co-workers about how they were raised, and how their parents did or did not help shape them into...

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COTD Podcast: Life's Better When I'm Being Honest With Myself
By Dr. Laura on August 13, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Christina was 38 with three children when she married for all the wrong reasons. After calling Dr. Laura earlier this year, she has transformed...

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Family

Email of the Day: I Love My Husband Even More Since Our Baby Was Born
By Dr. Laura on August 12, 2021

I recently heard you mention how you have to quadruple your efforts in a marriage once you have children. My husband and I both come from broken homes and we’re committed to making sure...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Being Strong vs. Showing Weakness
By Dr. Laura on August 12, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Timothy finds himself struck with grief and facing the task of fathering six after the unexpected passing of his wife.   Dr. Laura: "Being...

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Parenting

Email of the Day: We Watched a Baby Robin Test His Wings
By Dr. Laura on August 11, 2021

I always love hearing your stories about mother birds and the chicks in their nest. That story came to life recently while my husband and I were chatting over coffee, when THUD, a small...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Call Their Parents?
By Dr. Laura on August 11, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Kate worries if she should inform the parents of her teen daughter’s friends who were caught vaping and hiding alcohol.    Dr. Laura: "Be less...

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Say Goodbye?
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Tara is visiting her dying grandfather but doesn’t know what to say to him.   Dr. Laura: "What would you like to hear on your deathbed?" 

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Do The Right Thing

Email of the Day: I’m Proud of What I Accomplished
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2021

I grew up with a very hard-working dad, a stay-at-home mom, five brothers and one sister. From the time I was five years old, I knew I wanted to be a teacher. When I was 13, I started...

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Call of the Day: Should I Come Out Of Retirement To Save Lives?
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2021

Week of Character, Courage & Conscience: Terry is questioning ending his retirement and returning to the medical field to aid in the battle against the pandemic.Dr. Laura: "True heroes...

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Marriage

Email of the Day: What Men Need to Remember About Women
By Dr. Laura on August 9, 2021

My soon-to-be wife and I bought a house. As we looked at the house, she was thinking of the color of the furniture that would match the color of the walls and something else that would...

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Call of the Day: Is It Okay To Have Feelings As A First Responder?
By Dr. Laura on August 9, 2021

Week of Character, Courage and Conscience: Jason is a first responder who witnessed a terrible car accident while off-duty. He finds himself overwhelmed by his feelings, but isn't sure...

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Handle My Lying Mom? - Part 2
By Dr. Laura on August 8, 2021

In part 2 of this call, Miriam continues to feel anger over the poor relationship she has with her mother.   Dr. Laura: "Don't let anger about your childhood take attention away from...

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Handle My Lying Mom? - Part 1
By Dr. Laura on August 8, 2021

Miriam is not happy with her mother who has a pattern of fudging the truth when she wants something from Miriam.   Dr. Laura: "She will show more respect you when you demand more...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: My Wife Lied to Me
By Dr. Laura on August 7, 2021

Bill's wife just confessed that she cheated on him 12 years ago, but she's asking him to stay with her.   Dr. Laura: "Between now and dead, is this the life you want to live?"

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Leaving My Mom in the Lurch
By Dr. Laura on August 6, 2021

Janice is exhausted and tired of helping care for her mentally ill sister, but also worries about leaving her 85-year-old mom with that responsibility.   Dr. Laura: "A mom needs to focus...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Leave My Husband?
By Dr. Laura on August 5, 2021

Elizabeth's husband has recently stopped drinking after being an alcoholic for 11 years, but she feels like it's still time to leave him.   Dr. Laura: "The personality of an alcoholic...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: My Marriage Isn't Working
By Dr. Laura on August 4, 2021

Asha's family facilitated an arranged marriage, but the newlyweds fight a lot and don't have a connection.   Dr. Laura: "Arranged marriages can be both culturally appropriate and an...

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Call of the Day Podcast: People Make Fun of Me
By Dr. Laura on August 3, 2021

Vivian is being teased by kids at her summer camp because of her hairy arms and legs, and she'd like to know how best to stand up to them.   Dr. Laura: "Refusing to get upset takes the...

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GRIEF

Call of the Day Podcast: I Lost My Baby
By Dr. Laura on August 3, 2021

Meegan and her husband are struggling to cope with the death of their daughter in utero just two days before a scheduled c-section.   Dr. Laura: "Helping someone through their pain can...

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: Is it Time to Cut My Parents Loose?
By Dr. Laura on August 2, 2021

Steven's tumultuous childhood and bad parents are still impacting his life in a negative way.   Dr. Laura: "Holding on to hope can hurt more than rejection."

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: I Take Care of Everyone But Myself - Part 2
By Dr. Laura on August 1, 2021

Dr. Laura helps Jennifer come up with a way to be compassionate with herself without running away from her husband and kids.   Dr. Laura: "Change today and all your tomorrows with sweet...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: I Take Care of Everyone But Myself - Part 1
By Dr. Laura on August 1, 2021

Jennifer is a people-pleaser who has started to focus on her own needs and now feels out of step with being a wife and mother.   Dr. Laura: "Being connected to others requires some...

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Confrontation

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Stuck in the Middle
By Dr. Laura on July 31, 2021

Susan would like to know the best way to extract herself from disagreements between her daughter and her husband.   Dr. Laura: "When adult children don't respect authority, it's time for...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'd Like to Let Go of My Anger
By Dr. Laura on July 30, 2021

Karen's stepchildren told lies about her years ago, and she's still having a hard time letting go of her anger towards them.   Dr. Laura: "Children are generally not happy about their...

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Parenting

Email of the Day: The Value of Having a Loving Parent Day In and Out
By Dr. Laura on July 29, 2021

We have two respectful, responsible young teenage sons. They have worked on school projects, played sports and volunteered for various community services. Our friends ask us numerous...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: I Lost My Son's Hamster!
By Dr. Laura on July 29, 2021

Sonya's son's hamster escaped after she accidentally left its cage door open, and she hasn't admitted to her son that she is the reason for the loss.   Dr. Laura: "Show the character you...

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YouTube

YouTube: Tattoo Artistry with Dr. Laura
By Dr. Laura on July 28, 2021

For many of you, tattoos are a form of art that helps you express an emotional story. Thank you for sharing yours with me. Here's part 2 of our listener tattoo slideshow.

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Marriage

Email of the Day: My Husband Thought He Had Failed Me
By Dr. Laura on July 28, 2021

Normally, I am very outgoing, and I work very hard to keep my man happy in every way. However, I went through a funk, and during that time, I noticed that my husband got increasingly...

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Do The Right Thing

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Uncomfortable Spending My Inheritance
By Dr. Laura on July 28, 2021

Jennifer inherited money after the death of her mother and brother, but she doesn't feel right spending it.   Dr. Laura: "Let the money honor their lives by bringing some joy and peace...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: My Dad Had a Secret Family
By Dr. Laura on July 27, 2021

Blair's father was unfaithful and had a secret family and Blair is afraid of her own husband doing the same thing.   Dr. Laura: "Life is like monkey bars; to move forward, you must let...

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Inspiration

Email of the Day: What I Learned After I Was Physically Attacked
By Dr. Laura on July 27, 2021

Several years ago, while riding my bike on a road I’ve ridden thousands of times, I was attacked and nearly killed by a stranger. The attacker was almost 20 years younger than me,...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: Money Trouble is Hurting Our Marriage
By Dr. Laura on July 27, 2021

Since moving into a more expensive neighborhood, Tyson says he is struggling financially and with his marriage.   Dr. Laura: "Work as a team to resolve problems you've both created."

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Do The Right Thing

Email of the Day: We Sacrificed for What We Have Now
By Dr. Laura on July 26, 2021

My husband and I bought our first house for its resale value. We drove an old junk car, but it was paid for, we shopped at thrift stores, and in general, just did without. We later sold...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: My Daughter is a Drug Addict
By Dr. Laura on July 26, 2021

Shannon's teenage daughter has started using drugs and getting violent with her siblings and mother.   Dr. Laura: "Learn from your mistake with your first child, and don't repeat it with...

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Inspiration

Call of the Day Podcast: Better Late Than Never!
By Dr. Laura on July 25, 2021

Lauren spent most of her life in relationships with alcoholic men but finally, in her golden years, she has learned to treat herself with more respect.   Dr. Laura: "Be true to yourself."

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: My Daughter Wants to Change Her Name
By Dr. Laura on July 25, 2021

Gretchen's 18-year-old daughter would like to lose her father's last name and use her mother's maiden name, but Gretchen's not sure that's a good idea.   Dr. Laura: "Trust the decisions...

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Marriage

Call of the Day Podcast: My New Husband is an Addict
By Dr. Laura on July 24, 2021

After only three months of marriage, Michelle has discovered that her husband has a cocaine addiction.   Dr. Laura: "You will gain self-respect when you correct your mistake."

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Email of the Day: I Resented Taking Care of My Husband
By Dr. Laura on July 23, 2021

I was given your book, “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands” as a wedding present. We were several months into our marriage when I finally read it, and our marriage abruptly took a...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Call of the Day Podcast: I Chose Work Over Family
By Dr. Laura on July 23, 2021

Cyndi regrets that, to cope with her cancer diagnosis, she became a workaholic and let her home life slip.   Dr. Laura: "Love - not work - is what keeps us alive. "

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YouTube

YouTube: Tattoo Therapy with Dr. Laura
By Dr. Laura on July 22, 2021

Even more beautiful than the body art you shared with your tattoo photos are the stories behind them. We received so many wonderful submissions that my peeps are working to post your...

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Friendship

Email of the Day: I Only LOOK Like I Have It Together
By Dr. Laura on July 22, 2021

Years ago, I was dropping off one of my children at kindergarten and the teacher stopped me and said “I really admire you; you have so much going on all the time and you always seem to...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: My Daughter Told Me “No!”
By Dr. Laura on July 22, 2021

Michelle's teenage daughter has started to disobey and talk back to her mother, and Michelle would like to know if she handled their recent fight correctly.   Dr. Laura: "Don't miss...

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Family

Email of the Day: My Husband Delivered Our Son
By Dr. Laura on July 21, 2021

I was on baby number four, and usually the baby arrived within a few hours after contractions started. This time, my water broke on the way to the hospital, my contractions were only...

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Dating

Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Want to Raise Another Woman's Kid
By Dr. Laura on July 21, 2021

Britney is engaged to a good man who is willing to help raise his ex's child, but she's not sure she can handle the responsibility of parenting someone else's son.   Dr. Laura: "It's...

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YouTube

YouTube: Dr. Christine Pieton on Artificial Turf's Impact with Kids
By Dr. Laura on July 20, 2021

On Monday I interviewed Dr. Christine Pieton, DPT, talking about the hot topic of children and sports. We talked about the challenges parents face when navigating the minefield of youth...

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Friendship

Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Like People Much Anymore
By Dr. Laura on July 20, 2021

As he gets older, Preston finds himself confronting more and more friends over their political and social positions and losing them in the process.   Dr. Laura: "Avoid what's polarizing...

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Do The Right Thing

Email of the Day: Why We Didn’t Shack Up Before Marriage
By Dr. Laura on July 20, 2021

When my husband and I became engaged, our happily married friends and family were excited for us. But those who were divorced, single or unhappily married had a slightly different take....

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